Bible verses about strife | Geneva

Bible verses about "strife" | Geneva

Psalms 55:9

9 Destroy, O Lord, and deuide their tongues: for I haue seene crueltie and strife in the citie.

Proverbs 27:15

15 A continual dropping in the day of raine, and a contentious woman are alike.

Habakkuk 1:3

3 Why doest thou shewe mee iniquitie, and cause me to beholde sorowe? for spoyling, and violence are before me: and there are that rayse vp strife and contention.

Luke 11:17

17 But he knew their thoughts, and said vnto them, Euery kingdom deuided against it self, shall be desolate, and an house deuided against an house, falleth.

1 Timothy 2:8

8 I will therefore that the men pray, euery where lifting vp pure hands without wrath, or douting.

Philippians 1:15

15 Some preache. Christ euen through enuie and strife, and some also of good will.

Titus 2:11-12

11 For that grace of God, that bringeth saluation vnto all men, hath appeared, 12 And teacheth vs that we should denie vngodlinesse and worldly lusts, and that we should liue soberly and righteously, and godly in this present world,

1 Timothy 6:20

20 O Timotheus, keepe that which is committed vnto thee, and auoide prophane and vaine babblings, and oppositios of science falsely so called,

Romans 14:21

21 It is good neither to eate flesh, nor to drinke wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or made weake.

Ephesians 5:25

25 Husbands, loue your wiues, euen as Christ loued the Church, and gaue himselfe for it,

James 5:12

12 But before all thinges, my brethren, sweare not, neither by heauen, nor by earth, nor by any other othe: but let your yea, be yea, and your nay, nay, lest ye fall into condemnation.

Proverbs 28:13

13 He that hideth his sinnes, shall not prosper: but he that confesseth, and forsaketh them, shall haue mercy.

Proverbs 25:8

8 Goe not foorth hastily to strife, least thou know not what to doe in the ende thereof, when thy neighbour hath put thee to shame.

Proverbs 15:17

17 Better is a dinner of greene herbes where loue is, then a stalled oxe and hatred therewith.

Isaiah 41:12

12 Thou shalt seeke them and shalt not finde them: to wit, the men of thy strife, for they shall be as nothing, and the men that warre against thee, as a thing of nought.

Matthew 12:25

25 But Iesus knew their thoughtes, and said to them, Euery kingdome deuided against it selfe, is brought to nought: and euery citie or house, deuided against it selfe, shall not stand.

Luke 12:58

58 While thou goest with thine aduersarie to the ruler, as thou art in the way, giue diligence in the way, that thou mayest be deliuered from him, least he drawe thee to the iudge, and the iudge deliuer thee to the iayler, and the iayler cast thee into prison.

1 Corinthians 4:7

7 For who separateth thee? and what hast thou, that thou hast not receiued? if thou hast receiued it, why reioycest thou, as though thou haddest not receiued it?

Romans 16:18

18 For they that are such, serue not the Lord Iesus Christ, but their owne bellies, and with faire speach and flattering deceiue the heartes of the simple.

1 Timothy 3:3

3 Not giuen to wine, no striker, not giuen to filthy lucre, but gentle, no fighter, not couetous,

2 Timothy 2:14

14 Of these things put them in remembrance, and protest before the Lord, that they striue not about wordes, which is to no profit, but to the peruerting of the hearers.

Romans 13:13

13 So that wee walke honestly, as in the day: not in gluttonie, and drunkennesse, neither in chambering and wantonnes, nor in strife and enuying.

James 4:2

2 Ye lust, and haue not: ye enuie, and desire immoderately, and cannot obtaine: ye fight and warre, and get nothing, because ye aske not.

Psalms 31:20

20 Thou doest hide them priuily in thy presence from the pride of men: thou keepest them secretly in thy Tabernacle from the strife of tongues.

Proverbs 17:1

1 Better is a dry morsell, if peace be with it, then an house full of sacrifices with strife.

Matthew 5:39-41

39 But I say vnto you, Resist not euill: but whosoeuer shall smite thee on thy right cheeke, turne to him the other also. 40 And if any man wil sue thee at the law, and take away thy coate, let him haue thy cloke also. 41 And whosoeuer will compell thee to goe a mile, goe with him twaine.

Matthew 5:25

25 Agree with thine aduersarie quickly, whiles thou art in the way with him, lest thine aduersarie deliuer thee to the Iudge, and the Iudge deliuer thee to ye sergeant, and thou be cast into prison.

Mark 9:34

34 And they helde their peace: for by the way they reasoned among themselues, who should bee the chiefest.

1 Corinthians 11:16-19

16 But if any man lust to be contentious, we haue no such custome, neither the Churches of God. 17 Nowe in this that I declare, I prayse you not, that ye come together, not with profite, but with hurt. 18 For first of all, when ye come together in the Church, I heare that there are dissentions among you: and I beleeue it to be true in some part. 19 For there must be heresies euen among you, that they which are approoued among you, might be knowen.

2 Corinthians 12:20

20 For I feare least when I come, I shall not finde you such as I would: and that I shalbe found vnto you such as ye woulde not, and least there be strife, enuying, wrath, contentions, backebitings, whisperings, swellings and discord.

Philippians 2:14

14 Do all things without murmuring and reasonings,

1 Peter 3:7

7 Likewise ye husbands, dwel with them as men of knowledge, giuing honour vnto the woman, as vnto the weaker vessell, euen as they which are heires together of the grace of life, that your prayers be not interrupted.

1 John 1:9

9 If we acknowledge our sinnes, he is faithfull and iust, to forgiue vs our sinnes, and to clense vs from all vnrighteousnes.

Proverbs 18:19

19 A brother offended is harder to winne then a strong citie, and their contentions are like the barre of a palace.

Isaiah 58:4

4 Beholde, ye fast to strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickednesse: ye shall not fast as ye doe to day, to make your voyce to be heard aboue.

Matthew 10:34-36

34 Thinke not that I am come to sende peace into the earth: I came not to send peace, but the sworde. 35 For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daughter in law against her mother in lawe. 36 And a mans enemies shall be they of his owne housholde.

1 Corinthians 3:3

3 For yee are yet carnall: for whereas there is among you enuying, and strife, and diuisions, are ye not carnall, and walke as men?

1 Corinthians 6:1-7

1 Dare any of you, hauing businesse against an other, be iudged vnder the vniust, and not vnder the Saintes? 2 Doe ye not knowe, that the Saintes shall iudge the worlde? If the worlde then shalbe iudged by you, are ye vnworthie to iudge the smallest matters? 3 Knowe ye not that we shall iudge the Angels? howe much more, things that perteine to this life? 4 If then ye haue iudgements of things perteining to this life, set vp them which are least esteemed in the Church. 5 I speake it to your shame. Is it so that there is not a wise man among you? no not one, that can iudge betweene his brethren? 6 But a brother goeth to law with a brother, and that vnder the infidels. 7 Nowe therefore there is altogether infirmitie in you, in that yee goe to lawe one with another: why rather suffer ye not wrong? why rather susteine yee not harme?

Deuteronomy 1:12

12 Howe can I alone beare your combrance and your charge, and your strife?

Proverbs 26:17

17 He that passeth by and medleth with the strife that belongeth not vnto him, is as one that taketh a dog by the eares.

Proverbs 30:33

33 When one churneth milke, he bringeth foorth butter: and he that wringeth his nose, causeth blood to come out: so he that forceth wrath, bringeth foorth strife.

Isaiah 41:11

11 Beholde, all they that prouoke thee, shalbe ashamed, and confounded: they shalbe as nothing, and they that striue with thee, shall perish.

Mark 3:25

25 Or if a house bee deuided against it selfe, that house can not continue.

Philippians 2:3

3 That nothing be done through contention or vaine glory, but that in meekenesse of minde euery man esteeme other better then himselfe.

Philippians 2:2-3

2 Fulfill my ioye, that ye be like minded, hauing the same loue, being of one accorde, and of one iudgement, 3 That nothing be done through contention or vaine glory, but that in meekenesse of minde euery man esteeme other better then himselfe.

Romans 12:18

18 If it bee possible, as much as in you is, haue peace with all men.

Proverbs 18:6

6 A fooles lips come with strife, and his mouth calleth for stripes.

Proverbs 25:24

24 It is better to dwell in a corner of the house top, then with a contentious woman in a wide house.

Romans 14:1

1 Him that is weake in the faith, receiue vnto you, but not for controuersies of disputations.

Galatians 5:10

10 I haue trust in you through the Lord, that ye will be none otherwise minded: but hee that troubleth you, shall beare his condemnation, whosoeuer he be.

Proverbs 26:21

21 As ye cole maketh burning coles, and wood a fire, so the contentious man is apt to kindle strife.

Romans 14:19

19 Let vs then follow those things which concerne peace, and wherewith one may edifie another.

Galatians 5:15

15 If ye bite and deuoure one another, take heede least ye be consumed one of another.

Proverbs 21:19

19 It is better to dwell in the wildernesse, then with a contentious and angry woman.

Proverbs 17:19

19 He loueth transgression, that loueth strife: and he that exalteth his gate, seeketh destruction.

1 Timothy 1:5-7

5 For the end of the commandement is loue out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith vnfained. 6 From the which things some haue erred, and haue turned vnto vaine iangling. 7 They would be doctours of the Law, and yet vnderstande not what they speake, neither whereof they affirme.

Romans 16:17

17 Now I beseech you brethren, marke them diligently which cause diuision and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye haue learned, and auoide them.

Proverbs 22:10

10 Cast out the scorner, and strife shall go out: so contention and reproche shall cease.

Romans 2:8

8 But vnto them that are contentious and disobey the trueth, and obey vnrighteousnesse, shalbe indignation and wrath.

Proverbs 15:18

18 An angrie man stirreth vp strife: but hee that is slowe to wrath, appeaseth strife.

James 4:1

1 From whence are warres and contentions among you? are they not hence, euen of your pleasures, that fight in your members?

Proverbs 28:25

25 He that is of a proude heart, stirreth vp strife: but he that trusteth in the Lord, shall be fatte.

Proverbs 6:16-19

16 These sixe things doeth the Lord hate: yea, his soule abhorreth seuen: 17 The hautie eyes, a lying tongue, and the hands that shed innocent blood, 18 An heart that imagineth wicked enterprises, feete that be swift in running to mischiefe, 19 A false witnesse that speaketh lyes, and him that rayseth vp contentions among brethren.

Mark 3:24

24 For if a kingdome bee deuided against it selfe, that kingdome can not stand.

Proverbs 17:14

14 The beginning of strife is as one that openeth the waters: therefore or the contention be medled with, leaue off.

Titus 3:1-3

1 Pvt them in remembrance that they bee subiect to the Principalities and powers, and that they bee obedient, and ready to euery good woorke, 2 That they speake euill of no man, that they be no fighters, but soft, shewing all meekenesse vnto all men. 3 For wee our selues also were in times past vnwise, disobedient, deceiued, seruing the lustes and diuers pleasures, liuing in maliciousnes and enuie, hatefull, and hating one another:

Proverbs 20:3

3 It is a mans honour to cease from strife: but euery foole will be medling.

Matthew 18:15-17

15 Moreouer, if thy brother trespasse against thee, goe and tell him his fault betweene thee and him alone: if he heare thee, thou hast wonne thy brother. 16 But if he heare thee not, take yet with thee one or two, that by the mouth of two or three witnesses euery worde may be confirmed. 17 And if he refuse to heare them, tell it vnto the Church: and if he refuse to heare the Church also, let him be vnto thee as an heathen man, and a Publicane.

Proverbs 26:20

20 Without wood the fire is quenched, and without a talebearer strife ceaseth.

Proverbs 29:22

22 An angrie man stirreth vp strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.

Galatians 5:19-21

19 Moreouer the workes of the flesh are manifest, which are adulterie, fornication, vncleannes, wantonnes, 20 Idolatrie, witchcraft, hatred, debate, emulations, wrath, contentions, seditions, heresies, 21 Enuie, murthers, drunkennesse, gluttonie, and such like, whereof I tell you before, as I also haue tolde you before, that they which doe such things, shall not inherite the kingdome of God.

James 3:14-16

14 But if ye haue bitter enuying and strife in your hearts, reioyce not, neither be liars against the trueth. 15 This wisedome descendeth not from aboue, but is earthly, sensuall, and deuilish. 16 For where enuying and strife is, there is sedition, and all maner of euill workes.

Proverbs 16:28

28 A frowarde person soweth strife: and a tale teller maketh diuision among princes.

Proverbs 10:12

12 Hatred stirreth vp contentions: but loue couereth all trespasses.

2 Timothy 2:23-25

23 And put away foolish and vnlearned questions, knowing that they ingender strife. 24 But the seruant of ye Lord must not striue, but must be gentle toward all men, apt to teache, suffering the euill, 25 Instructing them with meekenesse that are contrary minded, prouing if God at any time will giue them repentance, that they may acknowledge the trueth,

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